Quote of the Day: Baby Jessica

Jessica McClure, Steven Forbes

Here she comes! There’s clapping.
Jessica McClure is up. She’s alive. What a fighter!

Rescuer Running with Baby Jessica

32 years ago today (October 16, 1987), we were all glued to our TV sets watching Baby Jessica being rescued from a well. The 18 month old Jessica McClure fell into a well in her aunt’s backyard in Midland, Texas on October 14, 1987. The well was 8 inches wide and 22 feet deep. Rescuers worked for 56 hours to free her.

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